Poptopia Valentine’s Day

February 6, 2018 12:25 pm

CHARLOTTE— (February 5, 2018) Poptopia Valentine’s Day, the pop-up shopping experience, is back in Uptown Charlotte to help shoppers find unique gifts for their Valentine from Monday, February 12 to Wednesday, February 14.

This three-day pop-up retail experience will be held in the Ally Center lobby at 440 South Church Street (1st and South Church Streets), and filled with one-of-a-kind gifts from local businesses.

“The Poptopia retail series continues to be popular with Uptown workers, residents and guests,” said Chris Hemans, Director of Retail for Charlotte Center City Partners. “Poptopia Holidays surpassed sales projections and set a new record for total attendance.”

Poptopia Valentine’s Day vendors include:

  • Glory Days CLT:
    • Overview: Glory Days Apparel is Charlotte’s premier nostalgia brand. We strive to create a brand that has the ability to connect our customers through shared nostalgic moments in time. We want to create a wearable conversation piece for you, our fans. Those memories are captured in our designs and put on a t-shirt you won’t ever want to part with. Glory Days Apparel uses only the finest quality t-shirts to give you the vintage comfort and look you remember from your cherished “glory days.” You know what we’re talking about….think of that favorite t-shirt with the pasta stain or that ex’s shirt you just couldn’t give back… this is even softer!
    • Exclusive Product/Offer: New releases + CLT Heart Shirts
    • Why You Should Stop By: There’s nothing more attractive than shopping local.  It’s true.  It was on the internet.  Come out to Poptopia and support great local business like us, Glory Days Apparel.  We will have new releases and we’re discounting long sleeves 20%! 


  • Elsa Fine:
    • Overview: Elsa Fine is a women’s clothing shop out of Plaza Midwood. The small shop got their start by doing pop-up shops and festivals all over Charlotte and quickly grew into a city favorite for a killer shopping experience. Elsa Fine specializes in curated women’s clothing, jewelry, gifts, and accessories.
    • Why You Should Stop By: If you need something for your valentine or galentine, we’ve got you covered!


  • Point of Hues:
    • Overview: Cody Hughes aims to direct photography efforts toward giving back to the community through involvement in local charities and fundraising events. With hopes of continuing photography to give back to the community, Cody aspires to expand services beyond landscapes and freelance work.
    • Exclusive Product: New candle designs and scents!
    • Why You Should Stop By: Point of Hues CLT candles got a facelift – new larger label design and three new scents!


  • Pott’s Chocolate:
    • Overview: At Pott’s chocolate, we take special care in every step of creating one-of-a-kind chocolate confections. We get our raw cacao beans from places like Madagascar, Venezuela, Costa Rica and Peru. We devise roasting and processing profiles that will best fit the confection in which each chocolate will be used. Our extra care demands that we create our own vanilla extracts, find the perfect beekeepers to supply the honeys we use, work with our coffee roasters and pay that extra attention to detail that all wonderful foods require.
    • Exclusive Product: Unveiling new truffles!  
    • Why You Should Stop By: One word – chocolate.  


  • Kendra Scott:
    • Overview: Kendra Scott is lifestyle brand headquartered in Austin, TX. Our gemstone-inspired collections include Fashion Jewelry, Fine Jewelry, Home Goods and Beauty. Product line includes: jewelry, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, bangles, cuffs, keychains, cufflinks, jewelry rolls, jewelry travel bags and more.
    • Exclusive Offer: Kendra Scott will be donating 20% of all proceeds back to the Hospitality House of Charlotte with every purchase made. Hospitality House provides the comforts of home for families of seriously ill loved ones by offering affordable accommodations in the heart of Charlotte’s medical community.
    • Why You Should Stop By: The new spring line will be available at Poptopia and was only recently launched nationally!   


  • L’Echarpe:
    • Overview: If you’re a fashion-loving person, then you’ve found the right boutique. We offer cute and trendy scarves.  With hundreds of styles, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect scarf to match any outfit or mood. We chose the latest trends through our travels to New York city, France, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Morocco and Japan. You are sure to get unique and original items.
    • Exclusive Products & Offers:
      • Fabulous, handmade Balinese Swarovski bracelets $35
      • Luxurious pashminas and scarves at $15each
      • Indiana raw silk stoles at $29 each
    • Why You Should Stop By: The new spring line will be available at Poptopia and was only recently launched nationally!   

Shoppers looking for unique, local shopping experiences every day in Charlotte Center City should visit http://www.charlottecentercity.org/shop/shopping/ and http://historicsouthend.com/shop/ for great options.

For the latest information about Poptopia Valentine’s Day see the event page on Facebook here.


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